2007

International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes

ISBN: 978-3-540-36648-5 (Print) 978-3-540-46278-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

  2. Fundamental Questions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Protection of Human Rights by Means of Criminal Law: On the Relationship between Criminal Law and Politics

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      Pages 13-27

      Global Constitutional Struggles: Human Rights between colère publique and colère politique

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      Pages 29-36

      The Future of Universal Jurisdiction

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      Pages 37-52

      On the Aims and Actual Consequences of International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes

  3. Developments in Law and Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-68

      Prosecuting International Crimes at the National and International Level: Between Justice and Realpolitik

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      Pages 69-84

      Addressing the Relationship between State Immunity and Jus Cogens Norms: A Comparative Assessment

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      Pages 85-92

      Universal Jurisdiction: Developing and Implementing an Effective Global Strategy

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      Pages 93-112

      German International Criminal Law in Practice: From Leipzig to Karlsruhe

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      Pages 113-123

      The Pinochet Effect and the Spanish Contribution to Universal Jurisdiction

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      Pages 125-137

      Implementing the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction in France

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      Pages 139-147

      The Political Funeral Procession for the Belgian UJ Statute

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      Pages 149-158

      The Approach of the United Kingdom to Crimes under International Law: The Application of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

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      Pages 159-165

      Coming to Terms with Genocide in Rwanda: The Role of International and National Justice

  4. The “War on Terror” in Particular

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-183

      Military Necessity, Torture, and the Criminality of Lawyers

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      Pages 185-200

      The Prohibition of Torture: Absolute Means Absolute

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      Pages 201-211

      Litigating Guantánamo

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      Pages 213-222

      Universality, Complementarity, and the Duty to Prosecute Crimes Under International Law in Germany

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 223-224